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       Title: Basmati Chaaval
  Categories: Ethnic
       Yield: 6 servings
       2 c  basmati rice                        1 tb unsalted butter
     3/4 ts salt                            2 2/3 c  water
   Pick the rice over and put in a bowl.  Wash in several changes of water.
   Drain.   Pour 3 times the water you have rice over the rice and let soak
   for 30 minutes hour.  Drain thoroughly.
   Combine the rice, salt, butter and the water in a pot.  Bring to a boil.
   Cover  with a tight fitting lid,  turn heat to very low and cook for  20
   minutes.   Lift  the lid,  mix gently but quickly with a fork and  cover
   again.  Cook for 5-10 minutes until tender.